Optical drive conundrum
Just wondering what connectors i need to connect desktop to laptop optical drive, want to install old Laptop optical drive into my desktop case, and just wondering what connectors i will need for my mobo
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New system just built -- all fans, lights come on, no beep, no video.
Hi folks, a bit of a conundrum here. I just finished building a PC last night. When I went to turn the computer on, all the case fans and CPU fans spin, the power and HDD lights come full on (no blinking), but I get no beeps from the tower, and no video. I'm pretty sure all the wiring was done co...
Conundrum-Is it 8 or 8.1?
I have a friend that bought a new laptop before Christmas. Her kid dropped it and mangled the hard drive so I need to reinstall Windows for her. Naturally, she did not take the time to backup her system. My problem is this-she can't tell me if it was running 8 or 8.1. (She really doesn't know t...
My 2nd (slave) drive used to be my master drive. Both drives are 80 GB. Now I've noticed that the slave drive has a maximum storage space of only 60 Gb. Is the missing 20 GB down to the remnants of the Win XP OS and other stuff? And if so, why doesn't formatting the disk correct things. ...
New Comp, Hard Drive Disrespect by Windows 7
Had to make up a different title since at first glance no one would read a 'Hard Drive not Recognized' since so many other titles like that--my problem seems to be unique on all my searches. So here it is: I made a rig, and I have a 500gb ssd which is my boot drive (and important games drive,...
A Conundrum, of sorts.
In my desktop I have several hard drives, one of which is giving me fits. I use an OCZ SSD as my boot drive and have several large storage drives. My E: drive (A Caviar Black 2 TB) occasionally disappears, and I lose access to all the files stored on it (Steam, other programs). When I do a reboot...
Backup conundrumBackup conundrum
Since switching from film to digital, I'm looking to migrate my quickly growing photo library to a reliable external drive but can't decide on a setup.Is it advisable to have my entire library on, say, a LaCie Rugged drive and then to back that drive up to our regular backup drive? I'm confused ...
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